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Program at a Glance

Program
Online Bachelor's
College(s)
College of Undergraduate Studies
120
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Lead. Inspire. Impact. Drive Change.

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the need for strong and visionary leaders has never been more pressing. As our communities and organizations face unprecedented challenges, the demand for bold and decisive leadership is paramount. We need leaders who can inspire change, navigate complex issues, foster innovation, and mobilize collective action. Without effective leadership, we risk stagnation and opportunities to address urgent problems.

When you earn your B.A. or B.S. in Leadership through UCF Online, you will be equipped with skills to solve complex problems, inspire others, build teams and collaboration, manage change, and provide strategic guidance. Learning opportunities include organizational behavior, team dynamics, change management, conflict resolution, and strategic planning. This unique-to-you program provides the opportunity to build on existing experiences and knowledge to cement your role as a leader. As part of the College of Undergraduate Studies, the leadership bachelor’s program offers students the chance to apply credits from previous courses toward their degree and pursue a specialization.

Through UCF Online, you’ll be prepared to lead organizations and drive positive change in diverse sectors. With five tracks, you’ll be able to tailor your degree to meet your specific interests and career aspirations. Get started today and earn your B.A. or B.S. in Leadership.

Program Tracks

This track is geared toward students looking to focus their studies in the areas across multiple sectors and building themselves as a strong generalist leader.

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This track is geared toward students looking to focus their studies in the areas of communication management and building stakeholder relationships.

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This track is geared toward students looking to focus their studies in the areas of commerce and business management.

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This track is geared toward students looking to focus their studies in the areas of educational management.

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This track is geared toward students looking to focus their studies in the areas of environmental and sustainability management.

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Highlights

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Apply credits from previous courses toward degree and pursue a specialization. Contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
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This program requires the completion of 45 or more credit hours before declaring the Leadership Major.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1


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Course Overview

Contemporary Issues in Leadership

Define and apply leadership and civic engagement concepts, practices and theories to their community or to the environment in which they live or serve professionally.

Leadership Theories and Concepts helps students understand theoretical concepts of leadership and apply them to a variety of organizational issues and problems.

This course provides knowledge and opportunity to use interpersonal, intercultural, technology-related communication and leadership skills essential for success in today's global environment.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Develop strong communications skills to build relationships and inspire teams.
  • Analyze complex problems and apply innovative solutions.
  • Understand managerial issues in order to make ethical and informed decisions.

Career Projections

321,472

Annual Job
Openings

24.4%

Job Growth
Between
2023 - 2031

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • General and Operational Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • management analyst
  • marketing manager
  • project manager